Fowler at the Drama League Benefit Gala Honoring Angela Lansbury, February 8, 2010
November 1, 1940
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Actress and Singer
Beth Fowler (born November 1, 1940) is an American actress and singer.
Biography [ edit ]
Jersey City, New Jersey, Fowler was a teacher with a fondness for Broadway theatre when she decided to audition for in 1970. She was signed for the chorus and as understudy for the lead, but the show unfortunately closed on opening night. She had better luck with her next outing, Gantry Stephen Sondheim's . Additional Broadway credits include A Little Night Music , 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue , Peter Pan , Baby , Take Me Along , the 1989 revival of Teddy & Alice , in which she portrayed Sweeney Todd Mrs. Lovett, , in which she originated the role of Mrs. Potts, Beauty and the Beast , and Bells Are Ringing where she portrayed The Boy from Oz Peter Allen's mother Marion. [1 ]
Fowler has been nominated for two
Tony Awards, as Best Featured Actress in a Musical for The Boy From Oz and as Best Actress in a Musical for as Sweeney Todd Mrs. Lovett, which garnered her a Drama Desk Award nomination as well.
Fowler's film credits include
, Sister Act , and Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit , in which she sang "Honor to Us All." On television, she has appeared in Mulan , Law & Order , Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Ed, as Sister Ingalls. Orange Is the New Black
Since 2000, Fowler has been a resident of
New Milford, New Jersey, having previously resided in Rutherford, Teaneck, Hawthorne and Glen Rock. [2 ]
References [ edit ]
^ Beckerman, Jim. "Fowler draws on salon ties for role", , March 12, 2008. Accessed March 12, 2008. "Born in Jersey City, raised in Rutherford (she cut her acting teeth with the Bergen County Players in Oradell), she lived in Teaneck, Hawthorne and Glen Rock before settling, eight years ago, in New Milford." The Record (Bergen County)
, Orange Is the New Black season 2 (2014): Aduba, Biggs, Brooks, Cox, Cruz, Curtin, DeLaria, Fowler, Freeman, Gardner, Glenn, Golden, Guerrero, Harney, Jeudy, Lake, Lapkus, Leyva, Lyonne, Manning, Marsh Garland, McGorry, Moore, Mulgrew, Myles, Pimentel, Polanco, Reiner, Roberts, Rodriguez, Rosenblat, Sandow, Savage, Schilling, Schulman, Soules, Stone, Toussaint, Tucci, Wiley